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You go to the video store to rent 5 movies for the weekend. Movies rent for \$2 and \$3. You spend \$13. How many \$2 movies did you rent?

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I'll be glad to check your answer.

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I don't know how to do

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number of \$2 movies --- x
number of \$3 movies --- 5-x

solve for x

2x + 3(5-x) = 13

Why didn't you just do trial and error. There are only 5 choices.

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x=2?

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Right.

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thank you

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You're welcome.

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